Articles

14th
Nov

What Now… The US has Elected….

Author: Heidi

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand

America has elected and the respect for a democratic choice requires all to accept the result.. So now the question arises, what America and the world has to expect from a President Donald J. Trump.   After the Brexit, it is a second event that falls from the norm, for which there are no patterns…

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27th
May

What do Employers look for in a Graduate?

Author: Andrew

Categorised as: Uncategorized

Uni 101.   A great night at the Aurora Centre for the Uni 101 event, an opportunity for parents and year 13 students to understand the ins and outs of University life. We spoke to students about what employers expect form graduates as they enter the workforce and what they are looking for. It goes…

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19th
Feb

Sitting Still vs. Moving On

Author: Bella

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand

We’re all familiar with the seemingly ‘crisis’ situation of sitting still vs. moving on but since everyone’s in a uniquely different situation, how are we supposed to know what to do? We put together a few things to consider when you’re stuck in that rut which will hopefully allow you to make a better decision when…

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19th
Jan

Employers in the IT industry most likely increasing staff

Author: Heidi

Categorised as: Uncategorized

Crescent Recruitment are working with many South Island ICT and Engineering firms and the market is extremely busy with high demand for Project Managers, Software Developers and Project Engineers, indicating that a huge wave of new projects are in the planning and just about to kick off. Due to the pressure on the local employment…

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4th
Dec

We want to know what engages and motivates YOU

Author: Andrew

Categorised as: Uncategorized

We hear a number of comments from clients regarding their millennial workforce, defined as those born between 1980 – 2000, who are now a common fixture in many work places. It is expected that by 2020 half the US working population will be in this group and by 2025 could be as high as 75%….

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1st
Dec

One Year on

Author: Andrew

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand, Uncategorized

Like most of you I can’t really comprehend that we are in the final throws of the year, 25 days left till it’s all presents and turkey. For the first time in a long while I can honestly say that I don’t know where this year has gone. It was a year ago that Heidi…

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17th
Nov

New Year – New Opportunities

Author: Bella

Categorised as: New Zealand

For many professional people the coming of ‘New Year’ is often a time which can spark thoughts of negativity, dread and anxiety – especially relating to work. Am I going to be doing this for the rest of my life? Am I where I thought I would be at this stage in my life? Is…

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12th
Nov

Are you working for one of the best companies in New Zealand?

Author: Bella

Categorised as: New Zealand

Each year, IBM conducts a survey across New Zealand to find out which companies have the happiest employees. Every single employee from each participating company is given the opportunity to complete the survey, where they rate their agreement/disagreement with various comments relating to: overall work environment, direct manager’s competencies, senior management engagement, feedback on core…

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